Emerging Technology for Emerging Leaders: Online Tools for Professional Development UTAAA Conference February 15, 2011 Presented by: Julie Larsen & Laura Pasquini Presentation on SlideShare:DefinitionsWeb 2.0: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_2.0Social Media: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_mediaSOCIAL NETWORKSSocial networking is a great way to connect people to other people, events, groups, etc. Itfunctions as a community with a common purpose. Check out:http://www.whatissocialnetworking.com/Social Networking Engines:http://www.twitter.comhttp://www.facebook.com/http://linkedin.comArticles & Information:Social Networking in Plain English http://www.commoncraft.com/video-social-networkingSocial Networking by Tech News World http://www.technewsworld.com/perl/section/social-networking/Your Guide to Social Networking Onlinehttp://www.pbs.org/mediashift/2007/08/digging_deeperyour_guide_to_so_1.htmlSocial Network http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_networkhttp://learningforsustainability.net/social_learning/networks.phpOther Helpful Twitter Tools:Twitter Search http://search.twitter.com/CoTweet: http://cotweet.com/Twitter aggregator for a daily paper: http://paper.li/Twitter Visualizations http://mashable.com/2010/08/04/twitter-followers-visualizations/
Twitter Clients for organization ● Hootsuite http://hootsuite.com/ ● Tweetdeck http://www.tweetdeck.com/ ● Seesmic http://seesmic.com/URL Shorteners ● Bitly http://bit.ly/ ● Google URL Shortner http://goo.gl/ ● Tiny URL http://tinyurl.com/Chat Rooms & Chat Aggregators ● TweetChat http://tweetchat.com ● TweetGrid http://tweetgrid.com/ ● What The Hashtag: http://wthashtag.com/Main_Page ● Tweet Chats (World Wide) http://bit.ly/aX5yrkTwitter Search http://search.twitter.com/Hash Tags:#AcAdv#NACADA#NACADATech#NACADAR8#NACADA11Weekly #AcAdv Chat: http://acadvchat.posterous.com/Teaching Twitter to Higher Education Colleagues http://edcabellon.com/tech/teachingtwitter/Break Drink Twitter Guide http://breakdrink.com/twitter-guide/Laura’s List of Advisors who Tweet:https://twitter.com/#!/laurapasquini/nacada-acadv/members
SOCIAL STORAGE SPACESSocial BookmarkingSocial Bookmarking in Plain English http://www.commoncraft.com/bookmarking-plain-englishSocial Bookmarking Defined http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_bookmarking7 Things You Should Know About Social Bookmarkinghttp://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ELI7001.pdfSocial Bookmarking: Mark It, Manage It, Share It http://bit.ly/96Jx2eTop 20 Most Popular Social Bookmarking Websites | May 2010http://www.ebizmba.com/articles/social-bookmarking-websitesSocial Bookmarking Websites:Social Marker http://www.socialmarker.com/digg http://digg.com/AddThis http://www.addthis.com/delicious http://delicious.com/Diigo http://www.diigo.com/A.notate http://a.nnotate.com/reddit http://www.reddit.com/ShareThis http://sharethis.com/StumbleUpon http://www.stumbleupon.com/Scholar http://www.scholar.com/Why it is important: ● fostering student-centred learning ● facilitating social networking ● enable lifelong learning
● providing structure to explore/direct ● pushing resources out to students ● setting activities to engage with resources e.g. ● getting resources from others in your discipline ● making students co-builders, active learners ● ease of updating & sharing with students and staffPractical Examples & Ideas: ● personal productivity ● course content-course tags, library lists ● teamwork and projects ● professional development ● discovery, tracking and networking ● academic social networking, cross department sharing, etcExamples in Academic Advising:http://academicsupport.umich.edu/view.cfm?cat=30http://trinity.duke.edu/academic-requirements?p=declaring-a-major-minorhttp://delicious.com/academicadvisorCollaborative SpacesWhy collaborate? Because advising and work environments are social. By encouragingcollaboration, staff are able to share information and learn from one another. As the economicchallenges and changes in higher education impact our advising units, it is important to toemphasize the need to collaborate and support each other in our professional field on campusand around the globe. Whether there are immediate projects, open-ended assignments,reference materials, group research or training goals in mind, digital workspaces allow foradvisors, faculty and supervisors to connect and work together.
Online Collaborative Software Resources:Google Docs https://docs.google.comPbWorks http://pbworks.com/Wikispaces http://www.wikispaces.com/Wetpaint Central http://www.wetpaintcentral.comZoho http://www.zoho.com/Dropbox http://dropbox.com What it is: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OFb0NaeRmdgSlideshare http://slideshare.netReasons to use collaborative digital workspaces: ● Group writing: research, drafts, editing & publishing ● Professional development: networking ● Exchange shared resources ● Project management ● Meeting minutes ● Grant proposals ● Archival of training materials & job aids ● Commission/Interest Group/Regional planning toolsCollaborative Digital Workspaces: Academic Advisors Working Onlinehttp://www.slideshare.net/LauraPasquini/collaborative-digital-workspaces-academic-advisors-working-onlineOTHER SOCIAL MEDIA RESOURCES FOR P.D.Blogs
A blog details information, stories and anecdotes. There can be a regular theme or topicconnected to a blog. This online journal/web log is written for different purposes, i.e give advice,provide support, answer questions or provide general information.Current Examples Advising Blogs:Academic Advising Blog Examples: http://techknowtools.pbworks.com/Academic-Advising-BlogsNACADA Region 8: http://nacada8.wordpress.com/The Student Affairs Collaborative http://thesabloggers.org/Blog Engines:https://www.blogger.com/http://wordpress.com/http://posterous.com/Photo SharingOnline photo sharing has changed the ways we look pictures and how we learn. Instead ofkeeping our photographs and videos on a shelf, it is now possible to share these visualrepresentations with a variety of individuals and groups online. Photo sharing websites not onlyserve as storage spaces for pictures, they also provide us with an arena to organize, tag, share,comment, create, and enhance the learning experience. Advisors are able to engage studentswith collaborative photo sharing by displaying visual information, linking academic resources,connecting to various learning styles, and engaging in group-based advising.Say Cheese!How can you use photo sharing in advising?Photo Sharing: Say Cheese for Academic Advising Presentation, NACADA TechnologySeminar 2009 http://www.slideshare.net/LauraPasquini/photo-sharing-in-advising
Photo Sharing Articles & Websites● 7 Things You Should know about Flickr: http://connect.educause.edu/Library/ELI/ 7ThingsYouShouldKnowAbout/46186● Institution vs. Collboration TED Talk: http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/clay_shirky_on_institutions_versus_collaboration.html● The Web Photo Site Faceoff http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/web_photo_sharing_faceoff.php● Metadata Goes Mainstream http://www.allegrotechindexing.com/metadata.pdfPhoto Sharing Websites:http://www.flickr.com/http://photobucket.com/http://www.smugmug.com/http://picasa.google.com/http://www.shutterfly.comhttp://www.snapfish.com/Helpful Web 2.0 references, articles & websites:The Social Media Maze: http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2009/10/09/socialmediaHorizon Report 2011 http://www.educause.edu/Resources/2011HorizonReport/223122Horizon Report 2010 http://wp.nmc.org/horizon2010/Horizon Report 2009 http://wp.nmc.org/horizon2009/The Wired Campus Blog - The Chronicle of Higher Education:http://chronicle.com/wiredcampus/Educause: http://www.educause.edu/Academic Advising & Social Media http://ericstoller.com/blog/2010/05/13/academic-advising-social-media/Educause Engaging Students with Engaging Tools (Article)http://www.educause.edu/EDUCAUSE+Quarterly/EDUCAUSEQuarterlyMagazineVolum/EngagingStudentswithEngagingTo/192954Growth of Social Media In Stats [VIDEO] http://mashable.com/2010/05/07/social-media-stats-video/ (may be a link to send out; edit & use key points etc - e.g. 80% online students outperformed better than those in class)Socialnomics http://socialnomics.net/